Inflation

By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 10th, 2013
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Ethiopian inflation dropped in December to 12.9 percent year-on-year, its lowest rate of 2012, official data showed on Wednesday. The government had targeted single-digit inflation in 2012, something it now hopes to achieve this year. Inflation, which has been billed by the IMF as the country’s...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 13th, 2012
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By Keffyalew Gebremedhin The data released this afternoon by the Central Statistics Agency (CSA) indicates that year on year headline inflation rose to 36.3 percent in February 2012, compared to 32.0 percent in January 2012. Food inflation also rose to 47.4 percent from 41.4 percent in January and no...
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Jan 5th, 2012
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Mozambique’s consumer inflation slowed to 6.14 percent year-on-year in December from 8.6 percent in November, the National Institute of Statistics said on Thursday. The agency said in a statement inflation averaged 11.17 percent in 2011, braking from an average of 17.4 percent in 2010.   R...
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Dec 19th, 2011
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Angola’s annual inflation slowed to a record-low 11.28 percent year-on-year in November from 11.44 percent in October, signalling the southern African oil producer was on track in its drive to attain price stability. The Banco Nacional de Angola (BNA), which is the country’s central bank,...
By benim
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Nov 20th, 2011
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Nigeria’s central bank has reached the desired degree of stability for the country’s naira currency and does not have a cause to be concerned over inflation due mostly to recent stability in its core components, Governor Lamido Sanusi said on Saturday. Speaking before the bank’s mon...
By benim
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Oct 12th, 2011
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Khartoum – Hundreds of Sudanese took to the streets of central Khartoum on Tuesday to demonstrate against high food prices and to demand better public transport, witnesses said. Protests are rare in Sudan but anger has been building over an economic crisis and spiralling inflation after the cou...
By benim
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Sep 27th, 2011
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Police used tear gas on Monday to disperse around 300 people who demonstrated for several hours in the Sudanese capital against spiralling inflation, witnesses and activists said. It was the biggest protest for months in Khartoum. Sudan has avoided an “Arab Spring”, like that in Egypt and...
By benim
In East Africa
Jan 16th, 2011
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Ethiopia’s annual inflation jumped to 14.5 percent last month from 10.2 percent in November after a steep rise in food and non-food prices caused in part by two currency devaluations in less than 12 months. The Central Statistics Agency (CSA) said non-food inflation in Africa’s most popul...